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Dec 18, 2012 2:00am PST
. canada, denmark, norway, russia are among the countries competing for the resources. we accompanied a danish icebreaker on its journey to the north pole. the expedition includes scientists who are hoping to find evidence to support their claim to the region. >> in august, some sunshine and clouds revealed the full might of mother nature in a special way. the conditions nature creates are likely to be the biggest challenge for 45 researchers on board the icebreaker. the danish government has commissioned the geologists' to find out if a seabed in as part of the arctic is part of greenland's landmass and therefore belongs to the kingdom of denmark. christian leads the expedition. in his homeland, he is one of the most experienced specialists in his field. >> we want to get to the north pole because if our hypothesis is correct, then that area belongs to us because one of the largest submarine mountain ranges belongs to us. we are looking for evidence to claim a larger area. all the way over to russia. >> the rich extends northward across the sea floor from greenland and the north pole
Dec 17, 2012 7:00pm PST
be cooling down to 8 degrees tomorrow. on the western size of asia stronger cold air from central russia is producing lots of he have snow and also lower than average temperatures. this is the footage coming out of ukraine. ef snow has caused numerous car accident and people are busy shoveling snow off roads. conditions are improving in eastern europe. lower than average temperatures will remain throughout the day. out toward the west turning quite wet and windy across the british isles as well as the western continent and severe weather is happening across the eastern half of the mediterranean countries. this is due to frigid air colliding with warmer air from the south. minus 14 in moscow. that's about ten degrees cooler than seasonal. minus 11 in kiev. further down toward the south pacific ocean we've been tracking severe cyclone evan. this system has produced 200 millimeters of rain. the good news is that it should weaken and go down towards the south. conditions will gradually improve as we head into the next several days. here is your extended forecast around the globe. >>> one mor
Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
. and no requests for ransom during the time that the crew was missing. >>> tonight russia is getting ready to evacuate its citizens out of the syria. russia deployed warships to the mediterranean. syrian refresh else claimed victory today over a palestinian group loyal to syrian president al assad. the syrian military stepped up its attacks with bombings in did a mass cass suburbs. syria's vice president says he hopes the rebels will negotiate for peace. >>> the former mistress of general david petraeus will not face federal cyber stalking charges. her name is paula broadwell. today the justice department announced it is dropping its investigation into whether she stalked a woman she perceived to be her romantic rival. an fbi investigation into the matter uncovered broadwell's appear with petraeus. he was forced to resign as cia director last month. law enforce many officials say it is also unlikely broadwell will face criminal charges for having classified information on her computer. >> comments made on a social media website set off a school riot in sweden today. the police say somebody
Dec 17, 2012 7:30pm PST
in the world. competitions in ireland, scotland, norway, japan, russia each year, the facilities here in the park are second to none. there is no complex in the world that can touch it. >> i'm here with bob, and he has kindly agreed to tell me everything i need to know about casting. i'm going to suit up and next, we're in the water. >> what any gentleman should do. golden gate angling has free lessons the second saturday of every month. we have equipment show up on the 9:30 on the second saturday of every month and we'll teach them to fly cast. >> ok. we are in the water. >> let me acquaint you with the fly rod. >> nice to meet you. >> this is the lower grip and the upper grip. this is a reel and a fly line. we are going to use the flex of this rod to fling away. exactly as you moved your hands. >> that's it? >> that's it. >> i'm a natural. >> push both arms forward and snap the lower hand into your tummy. push forward. >> i did gave it a try and had great time but i might need some more practice. i met someone else with real fly casting skills. her name is donnand
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm EST
to be stopped? how was he able to steal $5 million already? >> he is basically saying i'm in russia and i can't be touched that is how he is looking at this. he is saying beyond the western law enforcement agencies and russian law enforcement agencies can be bought by me and all the people in his organization. melissa: doesn't make sense when we saw a lot of same banks attacked by cyber hackers. they were trying to crash the website of the banks and slow you down and be convene anti-. now someone is trying to steal money and said hey that is good idea, let's steal some money, right? >> right. they are trying to steal your credentials. one way to do this, this is not the exact way they do this. one way to do it, friend you on facebook, and steal your credential from your facebook page, friend you and then provide you with a false website that looks like your bank's website. so what will happen then, you will dutifully type in user i.d. and password and think you're getting into your bank's website. when that happens, they have captured your user i.d., your password and possibly other identific
Dec 18, 2012 6:30pm EST
within the first date wall was posted. >> reporter: the movement is now spreading overseas. russia, south africa and finland. people embracing the idea that the spirit of those lost in sandy hook elementary endaughters and that some good can come out of something even this bad. ann curry, nbc news, new york. >> and that is our broadcast on a tuesday night. thank you for being here with us. i'm brian williams. and we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night.
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Dec 18, 2012 3:00pm EST
the workforce. the whole world has this problem russia is declining. the european union. we know how to solve it because we're good at immigration. individual opportunity, we must be the party of immigration, and that is not just hispanic but asians, heiss' less skilled, low-skill, nurses. we need a better strategy. our laws date back to 1952. so businesses either have to hire someone who is undocumented or go out of business. it does not make sense. republicans should lead the charge. liz: we will see if they do. wonderful to have you. liz: former commerce secretary and the man behind the keebler elves becoming part of kellogg. it is actually up about 15% this year. research in motion has been on a tear over the past month or so with the stock nearly doubling from the peseta closed. today is a different story. michael, tell us what it is, and we have sandra talking -- standing by at the cme. >> reporter: taking a look at research in motion, the blackberry maker. due out on january 3rd. down over 1%. one of the reasons why it has been declining is because nationnl bank issued downgrade to a s
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Dec 18, 2012 1:00am PST
the situations in eastern europe and russia where most guns are banned. hasn't cut down on gun violence, however. as those countries have a higher murder rate than the usa. also the gun murder rate here in america has almost been cut in half in the past 20 years. talking points wants a sane country with smart public safety measures. do we need semiautomatic rifles to be easily available? that's a worthy debate. and there are strong points on each side. clearly we the people, have to take a tough look at our violent society and find some effective solutions without violating constitutional rights. a very difficult situation, but we have to try. that's a memo. now for the top story, reaction. joinings from phoenix, alan gottlieb, founder of the second amendment foundation, national rifle association, would not provide, would not provide a spokesperson this evening. so do you have any give at all? is there any area that you would compromise as far as new laws making it more difficult to obtain certain weapons? >> first, bill, let me say i thought your talk points were really excellent. >> thank you
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Dec 18, 2012 12:00pm PST
: more than 40,000. thank you. syria's long time ally, russia, is sending warships to syria to prepare for the possibility of the evacuation of their citizens. the report from russian state media is another potential sign that now is losing faith in the syrian regime. last week a top russian diplomat admitted bashar al-assad could lose the civil war. we have the former defense secretary under bill clinton, william cohen, the chairman and chief executive officer of the cohen group. nice to see you, sir. this was a time when there were rules of warfare, there was a front line, there were rules about what happens to those who gather and give out information but there are no rules now. >>guest: no, we have no rules. we have enemies that are tough to identify. they can be with you during the day as friendly as we have seen in afghanistan and then be enemies at night. it is a different world we are living and syria is a classic example of this type of war underway. >>jonathan: the chemical weapons are a major concern for u.s. officials and the state department spokeswoman said that, saying t
Dec 17, 2012 8:30pm EST
not stand the wake of the soviet union. there was a movement in russia to and secrecy and to discuss the past openly. this was an authentic movement on the ground up and people at the top sympathize with it. the archives began to open in the '90s and were in some ways extraordinarily accessible working with western scholars. there are many instances of that. i did begin to have the impression pours into the '90s, i began to have the impression that one of the other reasons why they were open was because the russians were so preoccupied with other things at that time that they didn't really care. people have often said to me how as a young american, an american woman how cute you be wondering around those archives? i think the attitude was, she wants to look at old documents, so what? what? we are busy proof reforming our economy. what happened is putin became president of russia and he had a much more instrumental idea of what it was for anti-read politicized history and began to become much more conscious overworked history was told and how it was being told. this really trickles do
Dec 17, 2012 7:00pm EST
't to do political commitments like they do in russia. the but society has to be protected against the dangerously mentally ill. already profiles of these people. many studies show these people can be identified. when they are identified by schools, by police, by a variety of different things, they need to be put in a system where they can be -- we can be assured that they're going to be taken out of society and not -- >> a lot of the states don't do it. connecticut, by the way, does do it. and they wouldn't sell him the gun. but a lot of the states don't do it. >> it's not even a question of selling the gun. >> i have a lot to cover here. brian, i want to ask you this. i'm for the second amendment. i'm pro-hunter. i'm pro-handgun. i'm pro-rifle, i guess. but i want to ask you two questions. in our society today, why do we need extended clips, 30, 50, 100 shots at a time? why do we need semiautomatic guns in the hands of civilians? >> it's not a question whether we need them. it's a question that they exist. what you're asking is to wipe this thing that already exists off the face
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Dec 18, 2012 11:00am EST
out of a posting from a cyber crook in russia. he said there would be cyber attacks on banks here in the united states. now it is saying it will take place this spring. they will target roughly 30 different financial institutions, national banks, investment banks. what they do is they have a trojan and planted on your computer. it then allows them access to your password. then, they are transferring monies out. so far, according to mcafee, they have transferred money in test runs with this thing. what can you do to protect yourself, not much. changing your password is not going to do it. he says the banks have to ramp up their security. banks are probably not completely ready for this attack. the banks are clearly getting ready for this event. the most important thing you can do, you have to check your bank account every day. things the banks can do include stuff like -- jpmorgan chase, they do not do it. up to the banks to increase their security. up to you to check your account. connell: you have been one of the people that has been telling us for quite a while that we need to p
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Dec 18, 2012 4:00pm EST
afee labs. the security firm saw a posting in september from a cyber criminal in russia who goes by the name, thief in law. that is how it would translate into english. claiming they're going to be launching a trojan horse kind of virus that allows hem to use password and access to your bank accounts to transfer small amounts of money. if you do it on large enough scale you can make millions. according to mcafee they tested variants of this trojan virus since 2007 and goten away with transferring roughly $5 million. at least that is whht the hackers are claiming. i spoke to cedric layton an expert in this field, he will be on "money" with melissa francis in a few minutes on ways to protect yourself. you should check your bank account daily for any bizarre activity. he said banks need to ramp up security procedures. keep in mind while there are 30 institution in the united states being targeted. it will start perhaps this spring. that's when they say the attack will begin. they are going after high net worth indivduals. if you ask john boehner that is someone worth over million dollars, if yo
Dec 18, 2012 9:00am EST
korea, china, russia, the arab lock that are trying to control the internet and i find it fascinating that among the biggest trading partners, tell us what is going on. >> rick, it's supposed to be on telecommunications, not on the internet. and what became clear very early on is proposals that you mentioned from russia, china, a variety of arab states to interject the internet into the discussion. as you know, there are two big concerns with that. number one is freedom. we do not want to create even the smallest of doors opening that would run the risk that there would be content censorship. the second thing is, it provides a huge wealth of opportunities and it does well candidly when it's being left alone. when innovation can happen, infrastructure side, content side, et cetera. so we made a very strong statement at the end of the conference a that we were not going to sign this treaty. we had, as you know, 55 nations said either they were going to not sign or think about it more, which obviously is a sign of more concern. and this is part avalon ger, broader discussion that needs t
Dec 18, 2012 9:00am EST
in russia. and it reminded me that there was an incident in russia years ago where a gunman went into a schoolhouse and wantonly killed children and the monsignor was so touched by it, but that's the way this event has touched the world. i will tell you that this is a strong town, and you can feel the people of this community pulling together to support the survivors and thinking about how they can rebuild the town and its spirit. the first selectwoman said so pointedly the other night at the interfaith service that we will not allow this event to define newtown, connecticut, and they will not. but the families of those who have been lost have been changed forever. and it's in that regard that i particularly want to thank my colleagues for this resolution of condolence and support. i want to thank my colleague, senator reid, for the moment of silence yesterday in this chamber. in my faith tradition, when you visit a house of mourning, one of the customs is for the visitor to sit silently with the mourners. and it's very awkward. it's actually not the natural thing we want to do b
Dec 18, 2012 7:00am PST
will russia and at temperatures are dropping very quickly. you will want to have your heavy duty jackie handy. get ready for the cold and early tomorrow morning that is when the frost and freeze warnings go into effect. >> here are the advisory's highlighted here. you can see the lighter panic is the frost advisory for the east and bay shoreline. this is for the location. this just means that it is very cold and the lows will be in the 20's and '30's. the visitation and your crops may be at risk. future cast 4 shows to rain and snow. up north around ukiah that will get snow. you will see the clause increase wednesday night and around ukiah along the coast. the yellow hugging the scoring is moderate to heavy rain fall. by thursday afternoon, the rain will be prepared a widespread for the full bay area. >> the highs for today's 52 in downtown san francisco, 51 in richmond, 53 in hayward and real would city. redwood city. the coldest temperatures that we have seen will be thursday and friday. over the weekend there will be scattered showers and christmas eve we have a chance for showers as well.
Dec 18, 2012 7:00am EST
. if russia has been the staunchest ally of the bashar assad regime. meanwhile, parliament is getting ready to adopt a measure that would ban adoption of russian children by americans. last week, president obama signed into law a bill imposing sanctions on russians who are found to be connected with human-rights abuses. and back here in the states on wall street, stock futures are edging higher on emerging signs that the white house and congress may be moving closer to a budget deal. a new proposal for president obama drops his plan to raise taxes on individuals morning -- earning more than $200,000, and families making more than $250,000. he is now offering a new threshold of $400,000. the head of the -- ahead of the opening bell, futures are up about 25 points. those are headlines on c-span radio. >> one of the things that did surprise me a little, i did conduct a nationwide survey of gun owners, but among -- i did not conduct a nationwide survey of gun owners, but among those i talked with, i found out your way of thinking before and after you got a gun is very different. any law-abiding
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Dec 18, 2012 3:00am PST
. they wound up with a did you go which was a gift from russia which was a problem because we were in a cold war. >> exactly. >> steve: where did he wind up going? >> when she arrived, she was the daughter of the famous space dog. before caroline could take her home, she had to go to walter reed medical facility to make sure she didn't have bombs, germs or listening devices. >> gretchen: wow. >> yeah. >> gretchen: kennedys and the ponies? >> absolutely. macaroni, every little girl wanted a pony after seeing caroline kennedy with macaroni. she actually received her own fan mail while at the white house. >> gretchen: wow. today she would have a twitter account. president ford and liberty. >> my favorite is liberty when she was expecting nine puppies, woke up president ford at 9:00 a.m. to go out. so president ford found his bath robe and slippers, took her out to the south lawn. she did her business, they turned around to come in and they were locked out of the white house at 3 a.m they had to go up three stories, still all the way locked out. had to go back downstairs before the secret servic
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00am PST
the capital damascus. as things on the ground are shifting we're getting more and more indications, russia, syria's key ally are getting nervous. they moved warships in the mediterranean to conceivably evacuate russian citizens into syria in things continue to deteriorate. there is question of chemical weapons. will assad use his chemical weapons in a last act of desperation? or will the rebels seize control. you have a lot of chemical weapons in the hands of many without command-and-control structures. martha: much of the chaos in syria but a little bit of order for rich around engel and his crew. thank you very much. bill:. government's cash problems come closer to a possible resolution a report on the staggering amount of money the government spends and whether or not that is sustainable. martha: as the funerals continue today for the connecticut school shooting victims there are new questions about how we can better address this serious mental health issues that have led to these kinds of tragedies across our country. as connecticut lawmakers pledge to take meaningful action. >> i don'
Dec 18, 2012 12:00pm EST
if russia would participate in the effort to try to insure that there is a smooth political transition. >> the latest report to congress on afghanistan says insurgent attacks increased slightly in this year at a time when the u.s. still had 20,000 surge troops on the ground. how can security get better in afghanistan as those troops leave? >> well, you know, the reality is that in the period that was included there, there was a slight increase in attacks. but the overall numbers if you look at the entire year, the level of violence is down. it's down by almost 60% in kabul, it's down by almost 50-60% in other populated areas where we've made the transition. the violence levels are down. the fact is that the afghan army, the afghan police have gotten much better at providing security can in those -- security in those areas that we've transitioned to. every one of those major populated areas that have been transitioned is now being secured by the afghan army and police, and that is the hope for the future. i mean, building up that force is a key to our ability to succeed in this mission
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